With Alexa adding so many new functions every day, it can be tough to keep up. The Alexa Things to Try skill is Amazon’s way of helping you find out some other uses for your Echo device that you may not know about. It’s a brief tip that can be especially useful for newer users.
The skill does however fall in the flash briefing section. On one hand it’s nice to get that useful tip each day sandwiched in-between the news and weather. On the other hand, you may want to just use this skill on it’s own which it can’t be.